December 16, 1826, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England.
June 15, 1893, Torquay, Devon, England.
Torquay, Devon, England.
Ellerton graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge, and entered the ministry in 1850. He served as vicar at St. Nicholas’, Brighton, and Crewe Green, Cheshire.
He was a recognized authority on hymns, contributed to Hymns Ancient and Modern, and wrote or translated over 80 hymns.
His works include: